Federal School Improvement Grants have no effect on test scores

This morning, I posted an evaluation by Mathematica Policy Research, which concluded that the federal School Improvement Grants had no effect on test scores. A reader named Sara explains here why the SIG program failed, after spending $3.5 billion: The SIG required certain interventions and did not give any autonomy or decision making […]

via Reader: Why the $3.5 Billion School Improvement Grants Failed — Diane Ravitch’s blog

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